Huzhu Mongghul (Tu, Monguor) Love Songs
Ghadani dogni ne muxiha hana Mongghulla dolana. Huina Qidari kun ne Wuuzin ghajarishdi rjaha dii jona jona Qidarila dolaxja. Dan hansi Mongghulni yangla dolana. Yangni darang hgala shdaji gua. Dii huina huinaha ne furi ghajariâMiinhu, Liinxa ne ghajarini yangni Mongghul ghajarishdi rua rjaha dii hana yiila ne guura ghajarini kunhgini yangniini yangladaxja. Ne lukisan nera ghuran yirila darang Mongghulla dolaja. Huina nigiijiniini Qidarila dolaja jida yangni hansi Mongghulna. Niumalang hana yixi Qidarila dolangi ne yirihgi Mongghulla dolagii gina jida Qidarishdi alidadina. Ne shaixanglasanra muxigu hurin-jirighun finzhunsa muxi yiigualani Mongghulla dolaja, huinaguniini nijeeriniini Mongghulla dolaja hgengiiniini Qidarila dolaja. Ndiriigu Qinhai ugola dolaja, dan Mongghulni yangna.
Producer LimudanzhuuProduction Company LimudanzhuuAudio/Visual sound, colorLanguage Mongghul (Monguor, Tu), Qinghai Chinese Dialect
Limudanzhuu (b. 1966) of the Mongghul (Monguor, Tu), ethnicity, graduated from Inner Mongolia Forestry College, Huhehaote City, and was assigned to work in the Huzhu Forestry Bureau, Huzhu Mongghul (Tu) County. In his free time he often visits Mongghul villages to film Mongghul life. In this film, the first 26 minutes are love songs sung in Mongghul; the remaining songs are sung in Mongghul and local Qinghai dialect, but all are Mongghul melodies. A couple of love songs are very old ones.
These songs were filmed on the 13th and 14th days of the tenth lunar month, 2004 in Ms. Changminjiiâs home in Qasizi Village, Donggou Township. The singers are Changminjii, Yayixji, and Niigari.
The three singers reported that before 1984, Mongghul love songs were sung in Mongghul, but this has now is much less frequent. Now Mongghul love songs are sung in Chinese.â
The program was filmed by Limudanzhuu and made to a VCD on the third day of the 10th lunar month in 2007 at his home.